Antique tools, a juried art show, a look at canning in Southeast: Here’s what’s going on for First Friday

A listing of First Friday events

First Friday at the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum will focus on the history of canneries in Southeast Alaska. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Library, Karen Hofstad collection, MS 300)

First Friday at the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum will focus on the history of canneries in Southeast Alaska. (Courtesy Photo | Alaska State Library, Karen Hofstad collection, MS 300)

JAHC: Juried Art Show, Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. 4:30-7 p.m. The JAHC Juried Art Show runs every other year for one month in the JACC gallery. The selected juror for the 2019 exhibit is Alaskan artist Dan DeRoux, who is well known for his sculpture, painting, public art and writing. Featured artists include Rick Clair, Suzanne Clover, Robin Hiersche, Teri Gardner Robus, Gordon Harrison, Jane Lindsey, Susan McDonough, Kristen Marie Reed, Lisa Ritter, John E. Svenson, Cameron Vance, Naona “Peaches” Wallin and Crystal Worl.

Light refreshments will be available during First Friday.

Exhibit up through the month.

The Davis Gallery: Plein Rein Artists, Centennial Hall 101 Egan Drive, 4-7 p.m. Plein Air in French mean “open air” or “outside” — Juneau’s Plein Rein Group embraces this style of landscape painting and describes themselves as a group of kindred spirits who meet at Coppa downtown every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. to select a weather-friendly spot to do art together en plein air, rain or shine.

Exhibit up through the month.

Capital City Quilters Guild: 2019 Quilt Show, Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive, noon-7 p.m. There is free admission to the 2019 Quilt show, which features quilts made in 2018 and 2019. There is also an auction. The quilt show will also be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Exhibit up through the month.

Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum: Collections Spotlight and Author Talk on Tin Can Country: Southeast Alaska’s Historic Salmon Canneries, 395 Whittier St., 5-7 p.m. The Alaska State Library will feature historic salmon canneries with a collections spotlight from the Karen Hofstad salmon can collection from 5-6 p.m. in the Research Center and an author talk with editor Anjuli Grantham and contributor Bob King on the new book, “Tin Can Country: Southeast Alaska’s Historic Salmon Canneries,” from 6-7 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. The Alaska State Museum will offer free admission from 4:30-7 p.m. and features the continuing exhibit “Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline” by Ray Troll.

First Friday only.

Coppa: Susan McDonough, Acrylic/mixed media artist, 917 Glacier Ave #102, 4-6 p.m. Coppa will feature local artist Susan McDonough, who paints and composes with acrylics and mixed media. “Hello Color! Meet Texture!” is her theme. Many of her pieces depict the natural beauty of the Alaska landscape in a glorious but slightly wonky way.

Exhibit up through the month.

Sealaska Heritage Institute: Free exhibit admission and featured artists Terrence Campbell, Charlene Hughes and Renee Culp, 105 S. Seward St., Walter Soboleff Building, 4:30-7 p.m. Sealaska Heritage Institute will offer free admission to its exhibit “Yéil Yádi – Raven Child: A Nathan Jackson Retrospective” and feature Native artists Terrence Campbell, Charlene Hughes and Renee Culp. Everyone is welcome.

Fist Friday only.

Artist Kelsey Fagan will have work featured at Annie Kaill’s for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts & Humanities Council)

Artist Kelsey Fagan will have work featured at Annie Kaill’s for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts & Humanities Council)

Annie Kaill’s: Artist Kelsey Fagan, 124 Seward St., 4:30-7 p.m. Kelsey H. Fagan, a Juneau-raised local with a fondness for the dance between adventure and contentment, presents new ink and watercolor work in “This Moment Now: Tuning in to the Spaces Between.”

Exhibit up through the month.

Artist Kelsey Fagan will have work featured at Annie Kaill’s for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts & Humanities Council)

Artist Kelsey Fagan will have work featured at Annie Kaill’s for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts & Humanities Council)

Rainforest Yoga: Free Yoga with Kristy Hill, 171 Shattuck Way, Suite 202B, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Join Kristy Hill for a mindful yoga flow to cultivate more self-awareness. Focus will be on sustained breathing through longer held postures. Props are provided and will be encouraged to align and deepen postures as needed.

First Friday only.

Barnaby Brewing Company: Aleesa McCarthy, 165 Shattuck Way, 4-8 p.m. BBC will host Aleesa McCarthy and her show titled “Vivid; Juneau’s Landscape on Canvas” using mixed media combining photography, digital art and acrylic on canvas. They’ll also be tapping some limited release brews.

Exhibit up through the month.

Devil’s Club Brewing Co: Dick Wood// Antique Wood Working Tool Exhibit, 100 N. Franklin St, 2-8 p.m. Four decades ago, Dick Wood spent a season each year on the East Coast hunting for antique woodworking tools to bring back home to Alaska. Many of his finds were of museum quality, others were used to build his log cabin in Fairbanks. Wood’s extensive collection of antique tools, an exposé of American craftsmanship, will be on display and partially available for purchase. Wood has since moved on from tools and now collects daguerreotypes (the earliest form of photography), which he will also be sharing.

Exhibit up through the month.

Rainforest Custom Gallery: George Gress Guitar Maker and Rainforest Custom Gallery, 406 S. Franklin St., 4:30-7 p.m. Rainforest Custom will host local master craftsman George Gress in house showing samples of his processes and finished electric guitars. Sheila Good another local artist who makes stone, wire, leather necklaces from local washed stone. She will be assembling some necklaces at the gallery and answering questions from visitors.

First Friday only.

Kindred Post: Homeworld Jewelry by Tanya McAllister, 145 S. Franklin St, 4:30-7 p.m. Local artist Tanya McAllisterwill present a pop-up shop of her ceramic wearable art collection, Homeworld Jewelry.

First Friday only.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Christine Kleinhenz, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., 4:30-8 p.m. Christine M. Kleinhenz, the featured artist for the month of June, produces vibrant blue paintings. In these latest works, she has mixed liquid and heavy body acrylics right onto the painting surface to create bold and colorful images of Juneau wildlife, ocean scenes and even a fabulous creation of the ice caves.

Exhibit up through the month.

Harbor Tea and Spice: Berry Fest Friday, 175 S. Franklin St., 4:30-7:30 p.m. Berry fun flavors will be enticing smiles at Harbor Tea & Spice with a variety of new products playing up to the summer season. On First Friday, people can taste away with new teas, balsamic vinegars and more, all featuring our beloved berries.

First Friday only.

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